Lori Andrews – Distinguished Professor of Law and Director of the Institute for Science, Law, and Technology, IIT Kent College of Law


Lori Andrews is an internationally recognized expert on emerging technologies. Her most recent book is I Know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did: Social Networks and the Death of Privacy (2012). She has created a Social Network Constitution. Professor Andrews is a distinguished professor of law at IIT Chicago-Kent and director of IIT’s Institute for Science, Law and Technology. Her path-breaking litigation about technologies caused the National Law Journal to list her as one of the “100 Most Influential Lawyers in America.” Professor Andrews has been involved in setting policies for genetic technologies. She has been an adviser on genetic and reproductive technology to Congress, the World Health Organization, the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the federal Department of Health and Human Services, the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, and several foreign nations, including the emirate of Dubai and the French National Assembly. Her media appearances include “Nightline” and “The Oprah Winfrey Show” and virtually every major program in between. Professor Andrews is the author of 11 nonfiction books and more than 150 articles on biotechnology, genetics and social networks. Professor Andrews is also the author of three mysteries involving a fictional geneticist: sequence (2006), the silent assassin (2007) and immunity (2008).

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